Journal of Research in Health Sciences

The Journal of Research in Health Sciences (JRHS) is the official journal of the School of Public Health; Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, which is published quarterly. Since 2017, JRHS is published electronically.

JRHS is a peer-reviewed, scientific publication which is produced quarterly and is a multidisciplinary journal in the field of public health, publishing contributions from Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Public Health, Occupational Health, Environmental Health, Health Education, and Preventive and Social Medicine.

We do not publish clinical trials, nursing studies, animal studies, qualitative studies, nutritional studies, health insurance, and hospital management. In addition, we do not publish the results of laboratory and chemical studies in the field of ergonomics, occupational health, and environmental health.


ISSN Print: 2228-7795, Online: 2228-7809

JRHS is indexed by:

Web of Science - Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI)




WHO-EMRO Index Medicus:

Index Copernicus International:

CABI (Centre for Agriculture and Biosciences International):

ISC (Islamic World Science Citation Center):

Iranian Magazine Database:

SID (Scientific Information Database):

JRHS is also approved by the Iranian Committee on Publishing of Biomedical Journal of the Ministry of Health and Medical Education.


Table of Contents

Original Articles

Prevalence of Bullying and its Co-occurrence with Aggression and Mental Health Problems among Greek Adolescents Attending Urban Schools
Zacharias Kalogerakis, Helen Lazaratou, Alexandra Petroutsou, Giota Touloumi, Dimitris Dikeos, Marina Economou, Charalampos Papageorgiou
Cross-Sectional Evaluation of Food Items Preferred by Adolescents under the Influence of Television Advertisements
Derya Dikmen, Ezgi Bellikci-Koyu, Kubra Isgin-Atici, Elif Inan-Eroglu, Asli Akyol, Aylin Ayaz, Reyhan Nergiz-Unal, Zehra Buyuktuncer
Current Inequities in Smoking Prevalence on District Level in Iran: A Systematic Analysis on the STEPS Survey
Mohsen Abbasi-Kangavari, Masoud Masinaei, Nima Fattahi, Yekta Rahimi, Negar Rezaei, Sina Azadnajafabad, Ali Ghanbari, Roozbe Fakhimi, Zahra Jourahmad, Seyyed-Hadi Ghamari, Mohammad-Reza Malekpour, Naser Ahmadi, AmirAli Hajebi, Hamed Jafarpour, Farshad Farzadfar
Spatial heterogeneity in gender and age of fatal suicide in Iran
Mehran Rostami, Abdollah Jalilian, Seyed Amirhosein Mahdavi, Nasser Bagheri

JRHS Office:

School of Public Health, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Shaheed Fahmideh Ave. Hamadan, Islamic Republic of Iran

Postal code: 6517838695, PO box: 65175-4171

Tel: +98 81 38380292, Fax: +98 81 38380509